Santa Fe Reporter - Picks http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-136-1-picks.html <![CDATA[On a Mission from God - Ashley Raines is not a gospel singer]]>
By: Charlotte Jusinski, Lauren Thompson, Alex De Vore
I first saw Ashley Raines touring in support of his self-titled album and, at a loss for what to even call his sound at the time, I tweeted that it was “sexy funk-country.”
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<![CDATA[We’re All Mad Here - Practice your mini-golf swing with the Cheshire Cat]]>
By: Lauren Thompson, Alex De Vore
Tumble down the rabbit hole and join the May Center for Learning over two days of mini-golf in the Railyard Park.
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<![CDATA[The Golden Age of Meadow Festivals - Rendezvous a-go-go]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore, Lauren Thompson
The canvas is a magical place where reality and imagination meet to create worlds we wish we could walk right into.
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<![CDATA[Natural-Born Shooter - Not even a world war stopped this artist]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
This Friday, a diverse collection of images in the exhibit Tony Vaccaro: From War To Beauty at the Monroe Gallery of Photography gives Santa Feans a glimpse into the life of the 94-year-old photographer.]]>
<![CDATA[A Gift that Keeps on Giving - Legendary MC + local talent =one helluva night for hip-hop]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Lauren Thompson, Maria Egolf-Romero
Good news for both Skylight and hip-hop fans as legendary MC Gift of Gab—half of Sacramento hip-hop act Blackalicious—brings his complex rhyme-work to the downtown nightclub’s stage.
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<![CDATA[I Can Make You Ice Cream, We Could be a Sweet Team - Pop-up party lets local creatives shine]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore, Lauren Thompson
Looking for a new-to-you vintage tee, tote bag or just a general good time? Take a trip to the Southside this weekend to hit the Dandelion Pop-Up Market at Ghost.]]>
<![CDATA[Foxy - Fox White celebrates their new album release in Madrid]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Maria Egolf-Romero
You should be aware of Jessie Deluxe, a welcome dash of operatic punk rock awesomeness in our scene who mines from areas similar to bands like Eagles of Death Metal, but with a slightly heavier lean and healthy regard for the classics of rock.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Get in the Spirit - The Art of Alcohol]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Maria Egolf-Romero
New Mexico Cocktails & Culture is gearing up for its third year and, as always, the three-day fest remains Santa Fe’s go-to destination event for fans of new-wave mixology, delicious food options and the art of the drink.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Solo Project - Heather Trost goes it alone with Agistri]]>
By: Alex De Vore
A musician doesn’t wind up collaborating with the likes of Hawk and a Hacksaw or Beirut if they’re without ability, and Albuquerque’s Heather Trost is certainly nothing if not prolific.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Amazine - Zines don’t die, they multiply]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Maria Egolf-Romero
In the days before the internet ruined our lives, fans of art, music, film and the general world of creativity and social issues would spend painstaking time and effort cutting and pasting their very own print products.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: La Petite Mort - Get your kicks in small doses in Madrid]]>
By: Charlotte Jusinski, Alex De Vore
Metallo Gallery shows what it might look like if visual arts could be shown in a minor key.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Cinco Your Teeth In - A whole day of Cinco de Mayo action]]>
By: Alex De Vore
If you’re like us and constantly think about the Mexican army’s victory over the French at the 1862 Battle of Puebla, then you’ll be delightfully surprised to learn there’s what basically amounts to a drinking holiday attached to May 5.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Stick it to the Man - Indigenous artists come together to fight patriarchy and care for our planet]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Slaying the patriarchy and simultaneously caring for the Earth is hard work, but artists and activists usually don’t shrink from a challenge. Thus, we welcome Dear Patriarchy.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Anti-Silence - Say something and say it loud, ladies]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Kendall Mac, Alex De Vore
To have a voice is to be human and every being deserves a platform for being heard. The upcoming exhibit Cryin’ Out Loud is about just that: Providing women and femme-identifying folks a space to express themselves.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: What’s in a Name? - Teddy No Name rocks the decks for her own damn birthday]]>
By: Alex De Vore, Kendall Mac, Maria Egolf-Romero
“My friends surprise me every year with one,” Albuquerque-based DJ Erika Harris, aka Teddy No Name, says of her annual birthday bash, which sometimes goes down in Santa Fe, sometimes in Albuquerque.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Still Lifes From A Bunker - Capturing Vietnam with an artist’s eye]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore, Kendall Mac
It took almost 30 years and the encouragement of his fellow vets during a three-year outpatient program at a VA hospital for Herb Lotz to view the photos he took during his service in the Vietnam War.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: It Means Cicada - The true meaning of glam]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Albuquerqeue’s Chicharra combines three bassists (yup, three), two drummers, myriad three-part vocal harmonies, special guests and more into a glam rock stew.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Never-Moments - Renowned realist paints things that don’t exist]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
Looking at one of Daniel Sprick’s portraits is like looking into the eyes of someone you know; when you can see a feeling move across their irises and, without a word, know what they’re thinking.
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<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Irish Spring - Go nuts (responsibly) for St. Paddy’s]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Surely St. Patrick’s Day has some kind of actual historical context or, like, an allegory about snakes that we should all probably know. But c’mon, you guys, let’s face it—it’s a big fat excuse to get trashed and dance and stuff. But where?]]>
<![CDATA[SFR Picks: Light Worker - Get bent, light]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore
“I think what fascinates me about light is that it’s not something that you can grasp,” says artist Sophia Dixon Dillo, whose new installation and light box series opens Friday at Winterowd Fine Art.]]>